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Brewery Bar Manager/Lead Bartender (full-time)

Local Brewing Co. is looking for a driven, Bar Manager/Lead Bartender & Server to join our brewery and beer bar team. **This role is key to our beer bar/taproom business, so we are looking for an enthusiastic hustler to join our high-performing team providing a clean, fun, brewery and beer bar experience with excellent service in SoMa.**

** Please read through post before applying. Resumes submitted without requested info will not be read. **

We're a an award-winning brewery located here in SoMa, SF two blocks from Oracle Stadium. Local has a growing reputation of great beer, awesome service and a fun and modern vibe. We want to bring passionate people on board who want to add to our fun and positive beer experience. We have a firm focus on beer and exceptional service to provide an unparalleled experience for our customers. We serve a variety of rotating beers brewed here at our brewery, and we also serve a casual, but well-executed menu of sausages and sandwiches.

We're looking for a friendly & flexible lead beertender/server -- who loves beer and wants to work at a brewery -- to join our growing team. A geniune focus on customer service, and an interest in beer and food service is key for this role. This person will be a lead bartender/server and closing beertender/keyholder -- and for the right candidate, some Bar Management responsibilities. Lead Bartender/Server will be much of the role, which entails excellent floor service and bartending service at our main beer bar pouring sixteen rotating beers for key shifts -- including prime closing, opening and serving shifts. We have a culture centered on customers with a "team mentality," so every team member is expected to do both floor service and bartending service. Our Local Squad is a little family -- we don't have much turnover, so we're looking for someone who sees themselves at Local for the longer term.

*We are looking for someone to grow with the team, so there is growth potential into areas of Management & Operations for the right candidate.*

Bar Manager Responsibilities
- Scheduling
- Inventory/Ordering
- POS & Menu management
- Lead/Organize monthly team meetings
- Bank Bag Reconciliation
- Ad Hoc Office Duties as needed

Beertender Responsibilities
- Serving beer properly from our 16-tap tower
- Enthusiastically answering customers' questions about our beers and the brewing process
- Creating a fun and engaging atmosphere
- Managing/leading bar operations while behind the bar -- from cleaning to pouring beer to stocking glassware
- Understand and follow bar operations, including keeping an impeccably clean bar service area
- Adhere to all alcohol service regulations and requirements
- Sharing customer feedback with others during team meetings
- Follow Opening and Closing bar protols flawlessly
- Key holder

Server Responsibilities
- Taking food and beverage orders in an often chaotic and fast-paced environment
- Greet customers with a friendly and enthusiastic attitude
- Front to back service -- order taking, serving, bussing food and glassware
- Learn profiles of all beers on tap and food menu to help customers select meals and beers that match their preferences
- Keeping bar, floor and bathrooms clean and inviting.
- Provide excellent customer service of food & beer to indoor and/or outdoor spaces
- Work closely with beertenders to ensure correct orders are executed properly
- Working collaboratively with brewers, kitchen staff, fellow beertenders and founders
- Provide excellent table service to guests including inputting orders in the POS, running food and drinks, opening and closing checks, clearing plates and glassware.
- Complete sidework and ad hoc tasks as requested/specified in checklists

Required Skills & Experience

- Service experience is preferred
- Experience as a 'key holder' is preferred
- Experience managing people is preferred
- Able to work Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays -- possible additional shifts as needed. Shifts will include solo shifts and/or a blend of opening, floor service and closing shifts TBD
- A clean freak
- Possess basic math skills and the ability to handle money
- Commitment to quality service, food and beverage knowledge
- Experience with bar operations is helpful
- Experience managing people is helpful
- Familiarity with POS systems
- Natural "jump in and help"/Team Player mentality
- Professional and positive attitude
- Punctual & Trustworthy
- Interest/passion about beer and/or learning about beer
- Cicerone Beer Server Certification is preferred, but will train and provide for the right candidate
- Food Handlers Certificate
- Must be 21

What you get
- Hourly ($19+ DOE) plus tips
- Employee discounts
- Shift meals and beers
- To-go Beer & Beer Event perks
- Be a key part of a tight-knit, well-respected brewery and beer bar team
- Growth potential

To Apply

Only those seriously interested need apply. Learn more about us here:

To Apply:
Please email your resume with subject line: Local Beer Bar Lead: [Your Name]. **Also, please include why you're specifically interested in working at Local Brewing Co.**
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